Homework 3 Robert Capas Falling Solider

Whelan’s uses a great amount of evidence to help back up why he believes Capa’s photo isnt staged. Personally I am torn between whether or not it was or wasnt. The message behind the photo is very relevant but the images scenery doesn’t seem like it occurred during an actual war. To me because there arent any other soldiers around and the persons facial expressions dorang seem genuine, those are reasons I believe the photo may be staged. Capa is know for going to extreme lengths to getting the right photo, so I wouldn’t put it past him to be right by the side of a solider being hit by a bullet.

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